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How Requirements from the Old World Make Erlang Fit into the New World
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| by Robert Virding Follow 1 Followers on Apr 05, 2014 |
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Robert Virding describes how Erlang was developed to solve the concurrency and reliability requirements of telecommunications, dealing with challenges that are similar with those of cloud computing.

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Robert Virding is Principal Language Expert at Erlang Solutions Ltd. Robert was one of the original members of the Ericsson Computer Science Lab, and co-inventor of the Erlang language. He is also an entrepreneur and co-founded one of the first Erlang startups (Bluetail). Robert also worked a number of years at the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) Modelling and Simulations Group.

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